December 8, 1973 |
Metro Manila, Philippines
|Labels||MCA Music (2007–2013)
Universal Records (2013–present)
Star Magic (2007–present)
Cornerstone Talent Management Center(present)
|Associated acts||U-Turn, ASAP Sessionistas|
As a musician, Poon has performed in various lounges and bars across Metro Manila with his four-piece band, as well as in weddings. He used to regularly perform at Eastwood Central Plaza.
As a recording artist, he is known for covering standards and classic pop songs, including Filipino songs. He has also written songs, including Lalala which was performed by Regine Velasquez and Piolo Pascual for the soundtrack of their movie Paano Kita Iibigin?
Poon is one of the regular performers at the Sunday variety show ASAP (ABS-CBN channel 2), usually in the ASAP Sessionistas segment together with Sitti, Aiza Seguerra, Juris Fernandez, Duncan Ramos, Princess Velasco and Kean Cipriano.
In 2008, in his first year as a solo artist, Richard won prestigious back-to-back Awit Awards’ Best New Male Recording Artist and Aliw Awards Best Male Performer in Hotels, Bars and Music Lounges.
In 2009, Richard was awarded Breakthrough Artist of the Year by the 1st Radio Music Awards and bagged the 2009 Best Male Entertainer and Recording Artist by the Dangal Ng Bayan “Who’s Who in the Philippines”.
In 2010, Richard garnered the Aliw Awards Best Male Concert Performer.
|2007||I'll Take Care of You||
|2010||I'll Be Seeing You
|2012||The Crooner's Songbook: The Best of Richard Poon
|2014||The Crooner Sings Bacharach
- Christmas With Richard Poon (2011)
|2007||"I'll Take Care of You"||I'll Take Care of You|
|2008||"The Last Time"|
|"Kahit Maputi na ang Buhok Ko"|
|2009||"Kumot at Unan||For You|
|"You and I"|
|"Kahit 'Di Mo Napapansin"|
|2010||"Panalangin"||I'll Be Seeing You|
- "Who is RP? | RP". Richardpoon.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
- "Details about Maricar Reyes-Richard Poon wedding". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
- "The swinging Mr. Poon". Myx. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
- Allende, Julia (10 November 2011). "Jose Mari Chan and Richard Poon will mount benefit concert on December 2". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
- "U-Turn - U-Turn", Titik Pilipino, Retrieved 2010-10-17
- "By Request - U-Turn", Titik Pilipino, Retrieved 2010-10-17
- "MCA releases Platinum Edition of Richard Poon's debut album", pep.ph, Retrieved 2010-10-17
- "Richard Poon releases sophomore album For You", pep.ph, Retrieved 2010-10-17
- "For You album reaches Gold by the PARI", pep.ph, Retrieved 2010-10-17
- "Richard Poon releases third album", odysseylive.net, Retrieved 2010-11-06